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In 2010 we hiked in Tuscany, Umbria, and the Lakes Region of Italy.

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ABOVE - We arrived by plane, train, and boat to Varenna, Italy, on Lake Como.

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ABOVE - We hiked up to the top of the cliff face of Mt. Tremezzo, above Lake Como.

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ABOVE - Our home for one week was a villa in Vertine, on a hill above Gaiole in Chianti.

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ABOVE - The hill town of Panzano - one of three hill towns we visited in one day.

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ABOVE - San Gimignano, showing a few of its fourteen medieval towers.

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ABOVE - The Duomo, Siena's 13th century cathedral, is heaped with statues and ornamentation.

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ABOVE - Our home for one week in Vertine, seen from our hike in the hills and vineyards

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ABOVE - The Basilica of San Francesco in the hilltop City of Assisi. We spent a week here.

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ABOVE - Another view of the Basilica of St. Francis, showing the entrance to the lower church.

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ABOVE - We hiked up to the Eremo Delle Carceri, the monastery that once housed St. Francis.

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ABOVE - We visited the medieval hill town of Spello, a 2000 year old Roman settlement.

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ABOVE - We walked up to Rocca Maggiore, the fort at the top of the hill overlooking the rest of Assisi.

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ABOVE - The view of Assisi and Mt. Subasio from our home for one week in a villa on a nearby hill.

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ABOVE - The Basilica di Santa Croce at night. We walked all over the city of Florence today.

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ABOVE - The Ponte Vecchio, as seen from the Uffizi Gallery where we spent most of the day.

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ABOVE - Today we toured the Basilica di Santa Croce (Basilica of the Holy Cross).

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ABOVE - We especially enjoyed the roses and the peonies in the Boboli Gardens.

Below - See the map of places we visited in Italy

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